Jul 3 2012

The Ringbow is now Kickstarting

Benjamin Rabe

Remember the Ringbow? It’s a wearable device that pairs with your iDevice and let’s you perform all kind of actions without leaving your actual context of actions.

Potentially this is could be a very interesting add-on for fingerpainters, as long as it will be supported by the app developers. They are now Kickstarting the project, and are getting close to their aim. More info over on Kickstarter.

Dec 28 2011

iPhoneArt.com 2nd Annual Mobile Art Contest ($1000 Grant for winning artist)


There only a few days left for this one–so if you’re interested be sure to get your work in now.

Our friends at iPhoneArt.com (IPA) have launched their 2nd Annual Mobile Art Contest with $1000 going to the winning artist and additional prizes going to the 20 artists selected by this year’s jury.  Here are the details: Continue reading

Dec 9 2011

ArtRage comes to the iPhone

Matthew Watkins

Mobile artist around the world can celebrate that the first full featured painting emulator for the iPad, ArtRage,has come to the iPhone.
It’s special introductory price is only $ 0.99. Click here for details and download.

Watch this space for reviews and artwork.

Nov 28 2011

Katana Jack. A video game fingerpainted on the iPad.

Matthew Watkins

Spanish artist Xoan Baltar, illustrator and fingerpainter par excellence, was one of the first to kick off the iPhone art revolution in 2008. Now he has pushed the curve again by releasing a game entirely fingerprinted on the iPad.

You can download it to your iPhone or iPad here

Way to go Xoan!

Oct 1 2011

Watch the live stream from New York: MobileArtcon hast started

Benjamin Rabe

Sep 26 2011

MobileArtCon 2: “on the move” in New York City

Benjamin Rabe

MobileArtCon 2

iAMDA‘s second annual conference is about to take place the weekend of Sept 30-Oct 2 at the ITP in New York. Featuring sessions with artists Luis Peso, David Kassan, John Bavaro or the mighty collaborators Fabric Lenny and Jonathan Grauel, it looks like a really great line-up of workshops.
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Jul 5 2011

MobileArtCon 2011: Registration Now Open!


The long-awaited moment has arrived. iAMDA’s MobileArtCon 2011 is back and “On The Move” in NYC!  The Con kicks with an ArtCrawl through the city on September 30th to be followed by a 2-day artist retreat and public art showing on October 1-2, 2011 at NYU’s ITP Department. Continue reading

May 25 2011

Call for artists: It’s breakfast time

Benjamin Rabe

From our good friend Fabric Lenny:

An open call for digital breakfast related artwork: Please send your images to info@fabriclenny.co.uk by 20.6.2001. This is a cafe based exhibition which will run alongside a series of artist residencies in Armley, Leeds, as part of the ilovewestleeds festival. Approximately 30 works will be selected, framed and displayed. The images will also be displayed in an online gallery during the festival. Good Luck! We look forward to receiving your entries. Flyer image courtesy of Jason Wilshire-Mills.

May 11 2011

The Digital Canvas: Mobile Digital Art in San Francisco

Benjamin Rabe

Curated by truly ours, Susan Murtaugh:

Last Thursday, March 5, 2011, the Autodesk Gallery hosted a private recpetion for the Digital Canvas exhibition. With over 100 guests, including contributing artists, guests and local media, the exhibit was unveiled in a highly intimate and social setting.

Looks like a great reception.

May 2 2011

Upcoming book: “New York: Finger Paintings by Jorge Colombo”

Benjamin Rabe

According to this listing on amazon, Jorge Colombo’s fantastic New York paintings get published as a hardcover book. And with a preface of one of my favorite illustrators, Christoph Niemann. Pre-ordered!